PYSO Together Again!

PYSO Together Again!

This past weekend, we had our first in-person sectionals in 13 months (complete with temperature checks and musician masks)! On Saturday, Woodwinds and Brass were able to have socially distanced sectionals led by Maestro Earl Lee in the courtyard of Heinz Hall. On...

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A Hopeful Message from a PYSO Alum

A Hopeful Message from a PYSO Alum

    We recently heard from Rob Harris, a PYSO alum and professional violinist who currently resides in Australia. Rob sent PYSO the following message before Sunday’s virtual concert, and captures the same uplifting spirits channeled during Towards the Sun: All...

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High Notes: Matthew Rygelski

High Notes: Matthew Rygelski

  We recently heard from Matthew Rygelski, who has played clarinet with PYSO for three seasons. Matthew started attending Carnegie Mellon University's School of Music in 2019, and will be performing the Mozart Quintet for Clarinet and String Quartet at Carnegie Mellon...

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2020-21 Season Concerto Competition winners

2020-21 Season Concerto Competition winners

We are pleased to announce the winners of the 2020-21 Pittsburgh Youth Symphony Orchestra Concerto Competition: Our panel this year comprised of Father Sean Duggan (Coordinator of Piano at SUNY Fredonia), Pamela Stahel (international flautist), and PYSO Music Director...

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PYSO Pays Tribute to Joanne Rogers

PYSO Pays Tribute to Joanne Rogers

  The PYSO family was saddened to hear of the passing of Joanne Rogers, who was a long-time friend and supporter of the Pittsburgh Youth Symphony Orchestra. An accomplished concert pianist herself, she served on the Board of Directors of PYSO and later the Advisory...

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Apr
25
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6:30 pm Beyond the Notes-Reflections of ...
Beyond the Notes-Reflections of ...
Apr 25 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Beyond the Notes-Reflections of freelance musicians and the art of building careers with multiple orchestras
This session entitled “Reflections of freelance musicians and the art of building careers with multiple orchestras” will be a panel discussion, moderated by Bill Powers, that will not only feature our own Earl Lee but[...]
May
2
Sun
6:00 pm PYSO-TBA
PYSO-TBA
May 2 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
 
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9
Sun
6:00 pm PYSO-TBA
PYSO-TBA
May 9 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
 

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